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MANUSCRIPT: Summative assessments are more powerful drivers of student learning than resource intensive teaching formats

BACKGROUND: Electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation is a core clinical skill that needs to be acquired during undergraduate medical education. Intensive teaching is generally assumed to produce more favorable learning outcomes, but recent research suggests that examinations are more powerful drivers of student learning than instructional format. This study assessed the differential contribution

MANUSCRIPT: Summative assessments are more powerful drivers of student learning than resource intensive teaching formats

Abstract BACKGROUND:Electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation is a core clinical skill that needs to be acquired during undergraduate medical education. Intensive teaching is generally assumed to produce more favorable learning outcomes, but recent research suggests that examinations are more powerful drivers of student learning than instructional format. This study assessed the differential contribution